Carbon Compounds and Chemical Bonds. Representative Carbon Compounds: Functional Groups, Intermolecular Forces, and Infrared (IR) Spectroscopy. An Introduction to Organic Reactions: Acids and Bases. Alkanes: Nomenclature, Conformational Analysis, and an Introduction to Synthesis. Stereochemistry: Chiral Molecules. Ionic Reactions-- Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions of Alkyl Halides. Alkenes and Alkynes I: Properties and Synthesis, Elimination Reactions of Alkyl Halides. Alkenes and Alkynes II. Addition Reactions. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Mass Spectrometry: Tools for Structure Determination. Radical Reactions. Alcohols and Ethers. Alcohols from Carbonyl Compounds, Oxidation-Reduction and Organometallic Compounds. Conjugated Unsaturated Systems. Aromatic Compounds. Reactions of Aromatic Compounds. Aldehydes and Ketones I: Nucleophilic Addition to the Carbonyl Group. Aldehydes and Ketones II. Aldol Reactions. Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives. Nucleophilic Addition-Elimination at the Acyl Carbon. Synthesis and Reactions of beta-Dicarbonyl Compounds: More Chemistry of Enolate Ions. Amines. Phenols and Aryl Halides: Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution. Carbohydrates. Lipids. Amino Acids and Proteins. Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis. Answers to Selected Problems. Glossary. Illustration and Photo Credits. Index.
Graham Solomons, University of South Florida Craig Fryhle, Pacific Lutheran University